University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Human Molecular Genetics

Within the human molecular genetics area there is an emphasis on the role of repetitive DNA sequences in health and disease, and in chromosome stability. Research projects include: studies to understand the molecular basis of myotonic dystrophy; the identification of genes involved in human developmental heart disorders; cardiac stem cells; the role of apoptosis in brain tumour development and therapy; artificial chromosomes and chromosome segregation; human genetic diversity; copy number analysis; molecular genetics of muscle disease; mouse models of muscle disorders; and molecular genetic approaches to anthropology and human population genetics.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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